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There are 5 ways to get from Bodrum to Crete by ferry, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Catamaran, car ferry, ferry  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

$110 - $205

Cheapest option

Catamaran, car ferry  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Chalki
  3. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion

$92 - $215

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Rhodos
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

$109 - $356

Catamaran to Kos, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Heraklion (HER) KGS - HER

$124 - $631

Catamaran to Rhodes, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Rhodes
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Heraklion (HER) RHO - HER

$101 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to Catamaran and car ferry which costs 500 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 17 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to Catamaran and fly which costs 700 ₺ - 3.600 ₺ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Bodrum to Crete. However, there are services departing from Bodrum and arriving at Heraklion via Kos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bodrum and Crete is 309 km.

The best way to get from Bodrum to Crete without a car is to Catamaran and car ferry and ferry which takes 8 h 45 min and costs 600 ₺ - 1.200 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Bodrum to Crete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kos Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Crete is 1 h behind Bodrum. It is currently 1:30 PM in Bodrum and 12:30 PM in Crete.

Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Kos Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bodrum to Crete.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Bodrum to Heraklion. However, you can take the Catamaran to Kos, take the car ferry to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bodrum to Heraklion via Kos and Chalki in around 17 h 2 min.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Kos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,200
Flights from Rhodes to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Kos to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Ferry from Bodrum to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$49
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Chalki
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
12ne.gr
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Airplane-type seats
$40 - $65
2 beds - outside cabin
$110 - $150
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Schedules at
anek.gr
Economy
$40 - $75
Airplane-type seats
$45 - $75
2 beds - outside cabin
$100 - $180

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